Monthly Archives: August 2011
…nearly there, yes… We have nearly 200 signed-up for the conference. The final version of the conference programme has gone to print. Thanks to Sebastia Duatis who has designed the book of abstracts. It is a thing of beauty. As … Continue reading
Online registration will close on Friday 2 September. If you wish to register after that day, you will need to pay by cash at the conference reception, 1530h., FAD, PL. DELS ÀNGELS, 5-6 on Wednesday 7 September.
Due to lack of numbers, we have cancelled Tour 6 to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. However, they have kindly offered free entrance to the museum for all conference delegates. All other tours will go ahead. As we need … Continue reading
Jaume Ciurana Barcelona’s newly appointed Deputy Mayor for Culture, Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation (possibly one of the best jobs to do in the city?) will be present to help open the conference on Wednesday 7 September. Thanks to Jaume for agreeing … Continue reading
The global fall in stock market prices in the last few days has eerily coincided with the most astonishing high street scenes across London and the UK. Zoe Williams writing in today’s Guardian newspaper provides a useful analysis of the a-political … Continue reading
Viviana Narotzky, President of ADIFAD (hosts and sponsors of the conference), curator, writer, board member of FHD and a million other things has also curated, with Uli Marchsteiner, an exhibition that surveys 50 years of ADIFAD’s design prize, the Premis Delta. … Continue reading
The conference coincides, loosely, with the Barcelona Design Festival. For this the Barcelona Centre of Design has created a Barcelona Design Tour app and interactive website.